instrument panel

noun
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of instrument panel

: a panel on which instruments are mounted; especially : dashboard 2

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First Known Use of instrument panel

1922

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Definition of instrument panel for English Language Learners

  • : a flat surface across the front of an airplane's cockpit that contains the instruments used to fly the plane


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